Mining Engineer

Job no: 977034
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Cadia Valley Operations - Orange NSW


We are currently seeking a Mining Engineer to support delivery against physical plans and strategic objectives, by delivering mining engineering plans, designs and projects for our Cadia Valley Operations (CVO) near Orange, New South Wales. 

Reporting directly to the Senior Mining Engineer, your duties may include: 

  • Preparation of medium to long term mine plans and forecasts
  • Responsible for the delivery of timely, accurate and workable mine physicals forecasts for Quarterly Forecasts, Budget Plans and Life of Province Plans, which are issued to CVO operations for execution and inclusive of optimisations, risk mitigation and contingency planning
  • Participation in CVO studies as required
  • Identify and justifying worthwhile and value adding opportunities to maintain and grow the business

This is a permanent position that is residentially based in Orange, New South Wales. The successful applicant will be required to relocate to the local area. 


Cadia Operations is located in central western New South Wales approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange. Employees reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange and the surrounding areas and enjoy access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as child care. Working at CVO offers a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career while living in a large active, local community. 

About You 

Our ideal candidate will be a tertiary qualified Mining Engineer and safety advocate, who undertakes all tasks safely and contributes to the continuous improvement of safety performance. Underground engineering capability (planning and operational) and 1-3 years’ experience in large scale underground mining operations will stand you in good stead, as will experience working with hard rock commodities. Experience in Block Caving will be highly regarded and working knowledge of Deswik is desirable.

About Us 

Cadia Operations have successfully developed and run two of Australia’s most successful mines at Ridgeway and Cadia Hill and now operates Australia’s largest underground operation at Cadia East with a 20+ year mine operational plan. 

Cadia operations is part of Newcrest one of the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. 

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us. 

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest. 

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

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